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Sara M. Debanne, PhD

Professor | 216.368.3895 | School of Medicine, Wood Bldg. WG-51

Professor of Community Dentistry (secondary appointment)
Profesor Plenario (adjunct appointment) Departamento de Investigacion, Universidad de Belgrano. Buenos Aires, Argentina


Lic. 1969, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Ph.D. 1977, M.S. 1974, Case Western Reserve University

Research Interests

Stochastic modeling; multivariate Markov chains, statistical methods in Epidemiology, epidemiology of tuberculosis, epidemiology of Alzheimer disease.

Courses Taught

EPBI 431: Statistical Methods in Biological and Medical Sciences I
EPBI 492: Epidemiology: Statistical Methods
EPBI 499: Special Topics: Mathematical Modeling of Disease Progression

Recent Publications

  1. Meropol, SB, Haupt, AA, Debanne, SM. Incidence and Outcomes of Infections Caused by Multidrug-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Children, 2007-2015. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2017; : . PubMed PMID:28339695 .
  2. Szczotka-Flynn, LB, Jiang, Y, Stiegemeier, MJ, Mutti, DO, Walline, J, Wilson, T, Debanne, S, Mucin Ball Study Group. Mucin Balls Influence Corneal Infiltrative Events. Optom Vis Sci 2017; 94 (4): 448-457. PubMed PMID:28195933 .
  3. Zhang, X, Marchetti, C, Lee, J, Sun, Y, Debanne, S, Jiang, Y, Kern, J, Harrod, M, Benetz, BA, Pearlman, E, Szczotka-Flynn, L. The impact of lens care solutions on corneal epithelial changes during daily silicone hydrogel contact lens wear as measured by in vivo confocal microscopy. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2017; 40 (1): 33-41. PubMed PMID:27876528 .
  4. Szczotka-Flynn, LB, Debanne, S, Benetz, BA, Wilson, T, Brennan, N. Daily Wear Contact Lenses Manufactured in Etafilcon A Are Noninferior to Two Silicone Hydrogel Lens Types With Respect to Hypoxic Stress. Eye Contact Lens 2016; : . PubMed PMID:27768615 .
  5. Furin, JJ, Du Bois, J, van Brakel, E, Chheng, P, Venter, A, Peloquin, CA, Alsultan, A, Thiel, BA, Debanne, SM, Boom, WH, Diacon, AH, Johnson, JL. Early Bactericidal Activity of AZD5847 in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2016; 60 (11): 6591-6599. PubMed PMID:27550361 PubMed Central PMC5075064.
  6. Santilli, S, Kast, DR, Grozdev, I, Cao, L, Feig, RL, Golden, JB, Debanne, SM, Gilkeson, RC, Orringer, CE, McCormick, TS, Ward, NL, Cooper, KD, Korman, NJ. Visualization of atherosclerosis as detected by coronary artery calcium and carotid intima-media thickness reveals significant atherosclerosis in a cross-sectional study of psoriasis patients in a tertiary care center. J Transl Med 2016; 14 (1): 217. PubMed PMID:27448600 PubMed Central PMC4957305.
  7. Morrison, JT, Longenecker, CT, Mittelsteadt, A, Jiang, Y, Debanne, SM, McComsey, GA. Effect of rosuvastatin on plasma coenzyme Q10 in HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy. HIV Clin Trials 2016; 17 (4): 140-6. PubMed PMID:27294339 PubMed Central PMC4980145.
  8. Das, LM, Binko, AM, Traylor, ZP, Duesler, LR, Dynda, SM, Debanne, S, Lu, KQ. Early indicators of survival following exposure to mustard gas: Protective role of 25(OH)D. Toxicol. Lett. 2016; 248 : 9-15. PubMed PMID:26940683 .
  9. Keller, JJ, Kittridge, AL, Debanne, SM, Korman, NJ. Evaluation of ELISA testing for BP180 and BP230 as a diagnostic modality for bullous pemphigoid: a clinical experience. Arch. Dermatol. Res. 2016; 308 (4): 269-72. PubMed PMID:26895534 .
  10. Soler, DC, Young, AB, Fiessinger, L, Galimberti, F, Debanne, S, Groft, S, McCormick, TS, Cooper, KD. Increased, but Functionally Impaired, CD14(+) HLA-DR(-/low) Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in Psoriasis: A Mechanism of Dysregulated T Cells. J. Invest. Dermatol. 2016; 136 (4): 798-808. PubMed PMID:26807516 .
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